BELOIT, Wis. (WIFR) -- Beloit and Ho-Chunk Nation leaders have talked about a casino coming to the area for about a decade. Now that project is another step closer to becoming a reality. PHILADELPHIA, PA and BELOIT, WI – April 24, 2019 – Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced today it has been awarded a contract to provide owner’s management support to assist with pre-construction and design activities for a proposed new, $405 million hotel resort and casino located in Beloit, Wisconsin. Beloit Casino Project Reaches Federal Milestone. June 1, 2019. The Beloit Casino Project has reached an important milestone in its progress towards federal approval. The Bureau of Indian Affairs has published a Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Beloit casino site. The Notice of Availability opens a 30-day period for public comments and sets July 1 Update hourly. Search. ADVERTISEMENT The Ho-Chunk Nation has gotten federal approval to open a casino and entertainment complex in Beloit. But it will still need Gov. Tony Evers’ permission. By federal law, governors have the power to approve or reject off-reservation casinos. When Evers was running for governor in 2018 he told the Beloit Daily News he would approve the project. After he BELOIT—The next step in the Ho-Chunk Nation’s Beloit casino and entertainment complex project appears slowed due to COVID-19, according to Beloit City Manager Lori Curtis Luther. for the Ho-Chunk Nation and Casino Project in Beloit. The city of Beloit released the following statement on the Ho-Chunk casino plan: "The City of Beloit remains focused on and committed to what Ho-Chunk receives approval for Beloit casino (UPDATE) By: Associated Press April 17, 2020 10:00 am. Plans for the Ho-Chunk Nation’s $405 million casino in Beloit are heading to Gov. Tony Evers’ desk after federal officials signed off on the project. The city of Beloit announced Thursday that the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs had approved plans to build the casino off Interstate 39/90, a The Ho-Chunk Nation’s $405 million Beloit casino project appears to have slowed down amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Beloit City Manager Lori Curtis Luther said. Beloit Casino reaches new milestone in approval process. May 31, 2019 6:45 PM . Stephanie Fryer. Posted: May 31, 2019 6:45 PM. Updated: December 19, 2019 12:17 AM. by Stephanie Fryer. BELOIT, Wis The Ho-Chunk Nation’s casino and resort plan in Beloit took a major step forward Thursday, receiving the federal approval it needed to move closer to a potential groundbreaking.
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